|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 51 (Sep)|
|Representation||Michael Fordham and Gemma White (instructed by Earthrights) for the claimants.|
|Mark Hoskins (instructed by the Solicitor to the Deprtment of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) for the Secretary of State and the Environment Agency, as interested party.|
|Judgment Dates:||11 September 2002|
Water and watercourses - Flooding - Protection of land from flooding - Secretary of State exercising discretion to award grant aid for flood-defence works - Scope of discretion - Whether supplementary documents issued by Secretary of State imposing obligations on Secretary of State - s 147.